Archive for April, 2010

Google Maps—the next school of aesthetics

(Apr 30, 2010) I can only imagine the irony of someone pulling out their iPhone to see if they are safe in a certain neighborhood using their ne...

‘Event Spaces’ Are Beating Out Clubs For Memorable One-Off Parties

(Apr 30, 2010) The biggest event in Miami in the past Month was, of course, Winter Music Conference, the annual dance-music industry extravaganz...

I am looking for the perfect wrap sweater!

(Apr 30, 2010) I love the look of this modern wrap sweater. The long length, clean details and kimono feel make it low-maintenence chic, the kin...

PBS to get serious about the arts?

(Apr 30, 2010) There was an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal about PBS’ arts programming recently… read it yourself. I ha...

80’s Post-Punk Revival meets the Future

(Apr 29, 2010) Every year fashion gets a little more schizophrenic it seems, and spring tends to be the most manic of seasons when it comes to f...

The Miracle of having a cry

(Apr 29, 2010) Miracles by Insane Clown Posse is the type of amazing/funny thing that you see less and less of in the self-aware age that we l...

I like jewelry made of currency.

(Apr 29, 2010) Those who are devotees know I love me some gypsy chic, from turbans to flowing bell sleeves and chiffon layers. Another perfect a...

American folk art of the 20th century

(Apr 28, 2010) “The day is close when the 8mm home-movie footage will be collected and appreciated as beautiful folk art, like songs and the l...

Goth’s Back

(Apr 28, 2010) Designer Drugs play remix-ready dance music supported by dark, dark beats. Aesthetically, their music (and videos and shows) borr...

Ace Hotel NYC and some of the nicest places you will ever party

(Apr 28, 2010) Hotel ballrooms have been a meeting place for the upper crust of socialites for years, but it seems that when the hotels have tr...

The Quest For Pirate Radio Booty

(Apr 28, 2010) I’ve always believed in radio and its magic. After many, many years spent snug under the covers listening to everything fro...

And you see your gypsy!

(Apr 28, 2010) As a child, very few albums of my parents’ really struck a serious chord within me. One such album, however, was Rumors by ...

Tapping on da Record is Way Cooler Than Scratching!

(Apr 27, 2010) VV Brown Great music is meant for dancing.  Okay, not all great music.  Some great music is meant strictly for listening –...

The Man With a Movie Camera

(Apr 27, 2010) Per my girlfriend’s request, I recently watched Dziga Vertov’s Man With a Movie Camera. The film is a fantastic explo...

“Blackberry”, the New Buzzword Among Youth

(Apr 27, 2010) It’s interesting to get to know various points of view when it comes to design and hype. For me, every time I think of thos...